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Statutory Instrument 1987 No. 8

The Price Marking (Petrol) (Amendment) Order 1987

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1987 No. 8

PRICES

The Price Marking (Petrol) (Amendment) Order 1987

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Made7th January 1987
Laid before Parliament16th January 1987
Coming into force1st March 1987

    The Secretary of State, after consulting in accordance with section 4(3) of the Prices Act 1974[1] with the organisations therein referred to, in exercise of his powers under that section and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Price Marking (Petrol) (Amendment) Order 1987 and shall come into operation on 1st March 1987.
        2.    The Price Marking (Petrol) Order 1980[2] is hereby amended—
       (a) in Article 2 by deleting paragraph (1) and substituting therefor the following paragraph:
        "  (1)  In this Order, a grade of petrol means one of the following grades, that is to say, 2 star, 3 star or 4 star as mentioned in the British Standard specification for leaded petrol (gasoline) for motor vehicles B.S. 4040: 1985 published by the British Standards Institution on 31st May 1985 or as the case may be Premium or Regular as mentioned in the British Standard specification for unleaded petrol (gasoline) for motor vehicles B.S. 7070: 1985 published by the British Standards Institution on 31st October 1985."; and
       (b) in paragraph 8(2) in Part III of the Schedule by inserting the word "leaded" before the word "petrol" in the second place in which it occurs.



Lucas of Chilworth

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

7th January 1987






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order.)
    This Order amends the Price Marking (Petrol) Order 1980 by—
      (a) bringing grades of unleaded petrol mentioned in the British Standard (B.S. 7070) within the scope of the Order; and
      (b) updating the reference to the British Standard (B.S. 4040) which sets out the specifications for grades of leaded petrol.

    Copies of British Standards can be obtained from any of the sales outlets operated by the British Standards Institution (BSI), or by post from the BSI at Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, MK14 6LE.



ISBN 0 11 076008 5




Notes:

[1] 1974 c. 24; section 4 was amended by the Price Commission Act 1977 (c. 33), section 16(1).

[2] S.I. 1980/1121.

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